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Two of America’s comedy legends, Steve Martin and Martin Short, bring their special show “Now Your See Them, Soon You Won’t” to the Abraham Chavez Theatre, Friday, May 31, 2019 at 8PM.
With a mix of story-telling, song, and comedy, this event showcases the artistry of the two legends, Saturday Night Live alumni, and long-time friends including Steve Martin’s banjo-playing and Martin Short’s singing and celebrity impersonations.
Steve Martin is one of the most well-known talents in entertainment. His work has earned him an Academy Award®, five Grammy® awards, an Emmy®, the Mark Twain Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors.
Steve Martin began his career on “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” (1967-1969), for which he earned his first Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing Achievement in Comedy, Variety or Music in 1969. In the mid-1970s, Martin shone as a stand-up on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” and NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” Martin’s films are widely popular successes and are the kind of movies that are viewed again and again: The Jerk (1979), Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987), Roxanne (1987), Parenthood (1989), L.A. Story (1991), Father of the Bride (1991), and Bowfinger (1999).
Martin Short, a celebrated comedian and actor, has won fans and accolades in television, film and theater since his breakout season on “Saturday Night Live” over 30 years ago. Short won his first Emmy in 1982 while working on Canada’s SCTV Comedy Network, which brought him to the attention of the producers of “SNL.” He became an “SNL” fan-favorite for his portrayal of characters such as Ed Grimley, lawyer Nathan Thurm and “legendary songwriter” Irving Cohen.
Tickets for Steve Martin and Martin Short go on sale to the general public on Friday, October 19 at 10AM (MT) and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, and at the Plaza Theatre Box Office. Tickets range from $79.75 to $299.00 (plus applicable service charges) and are subject to change.